Taught course

Sport and Exercise Psychology

Institution
Loughborough University · School of Sport, Exercise and Health Sciences
Qualifications
MSc

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Entry requirements

An honours degree (good 2.1 of 65% or above, or equivalent international qualification) in sport and exercise science, psychology or a related field.

Months of entry

October

Course content

Our MSc Sport and Exercise Psychology is designed and delivered to prepare you for specific career pathways or academic roles in sport and exercise psychology and sport and exercise science, with a focus on psychology.

The programme moves beyond the fundamentals of psychological science by focusing on significant areas in the applied contexts of sport and exercise while providing a critical understanding of sport and exercise psychology. This programme is accredited by the British Psychological Society (BPS) through “Accreditation Through Partnership”. It is designed and delivered with a view to preparing students for practitioner career pathways or doctoral research and academic roles in sport and exercise psychology and sport and exercise science, with a focus on psychology.

Our staff also work as practitioners with national governing sport bodies, individual athletes and professional teams.

The programme targets significant areas of sport and exercise psychology packaged in the following modules: Introductory Qualitative and Quantitative Research; Motivation and Individual Differences in Sport and Exercise; Performance Psychology and Management; Psychology of Exercise for Clinical Populations; Mental Health in Sport and Exercise; Professional Practice in Sport Psychology; The Psychology of the Coach-Athlete Relationship; as well as a research project. The academic year is split into two semesters. The research project runs over semester one and two.

Information for international students

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Applicants must meet the minimum English language requirements. Further details are available on the International website.

Fees and funding

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Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MSc
    full time
    12 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
    part time
    24 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

Name
Postgraduate Enquiries
Email
pgenquiries@lboro.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)1509 226302